12 days in Arizona Itinerary

12 days in Arizona Itinerary

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12 days in Arizona Itinerary

Start: Ho Chi Minh City
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Ho Chi Minh City

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, shop like a local with Renee Taylor Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Kachina House, then examine the collection at Arizona Copper Art Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip planning tool .

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Sedona is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Ho Chi Minh City to Sedona, you'll gain 14 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ho Chi Minh City, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Museums Scenic Drive Shopping

Side Trip

Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Appreciate the collections at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. On the 27th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner .

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Tucson takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Page in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Pueblo Vida Brewing Company ©
Pueblo Vida Brewing Company

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The Rosson House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip planning site .

You can drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in May, Phoenix is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
The Rosson House Museum ©
The Rosson House Museum

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